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Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Children



About Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue SarcomaCancers that occur in the connective tissue of the body, such as muscle, fat, and fibrous tissue are usually considered sarcomas. The most common sarcomas in children are rhabdomyosarcoma (muscle), osteosarcoma (bone cells), and Ewing sarcoma (in or outside of bone). However, about there are more than 50 other types that affect around 900 children each year. Other types of soft tissue sarcoma include:

  • Synovial sarcoma
  • Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor
  • Embryonal sarcoma of the liver
  • Desmoplastic round cell tumor
  • Desmoid tumors
  • Rhabdoid tumors
  • Epithelioid sarcoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Alveolar soft part sarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Undifferentiated Sarcoma
  • Others

News About Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Children was last modified: April 13th, 2017 by Geoff Duncan
Evan Macrone, Soft Tissue Sarcoma (Ewing-Like)

Evan Macrone, Soft Tissue Sarcoma (Ewing-Like)

11 Years Old at Diagnosis. Written by Katherine Macrone, Evan’s mother Evan and his brother were playing when he noticed a lump in his upper groin. It continued to grow and we started testing and biopsy to discover it was a sarcoma. He was officially diagnosed... read more
Megan Meier, Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Megan Meier, Soft Tissue Sarcoma

4 Months Old at Diagnosis At the age of 4 months Megan lost the mobility of her left arm within a week’s time. Her pediatrician found a knot on her left side of her neck. We were then directly admitted to the hospital for numerous tests. Our local hospital... read more

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